Gone are the days when young aspiring cricketers had to struggle hard in order to make a name for themselves in the domestic circuit so as to come into the notice of national team selectors. In short, the possibility of being barely noticed by selectors was quite small. However, after few decades, it has now become much easier. With the rise in viewership and insane craze for IPL, many young aspiring cricketers now have a greater chance to get selected for the national team.
Cricket is termed as a ‘gentleman’s game’ but only a few mention the fact that it is one of the most dangerous games too. No matter how many protective guards you wear, your life on the field is always at risk. One of the most dangerous positions where you can hurt yourself in cricket is ‘short-leg’ fielding position. Many cricketers have suffered serious injuries playing at this position. Hence, even many ‘daredevil’ players have now started to avoid playing at such a field position.
And that is the reason why BCCI has come up with this lucrative job offering for aspiring cricketers for the ‘short-leg’ fielding position. So here are the things that you need to keep in mind.
Job Requirement: To stand close to batsman’s shoelaces that are apparently close enough to his spitting subcontinental surfaces.
Attractive Salary: Rs 15 Lakhs and if you barely survive with some good match-winning catches, additional perks will be on your way.
Priority: Players having rich experience in the domestic circuit will be preferred over the others. You will be given a heads up for the bravery awards.
Things to keep in mind: You may suffer from broken bones, punctured ‘balls’, split webbing and concussions.
And now if you feel like you are the one for this JOB, you may send in your CVs to [email protected]
Well before sending your resume, watch this miracle catch at short leg position:-
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